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The Grand Canyon Railway and Hotel is a year-round operation, employing approximately 300 employees and approximately 100 seasonal employees in November through January for our world-renowned Polar Express Event. Join our 2022 team!

Most entry-level positions do not need prior experience. Rather, we are looking for people with outstanding customer service skills and an adventurous spirit.

  • Train Purchasing Agent

    Railway Operations
    Williams

    All aboard for a fun and exciting job! The Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel is a place of remarkable beauty, peace, scenic grandeur and top-notch hospitality. On top of that, the Grand Canyon Railway is a trip back in time for our guests. Join our team at the Grand Canyon Railway!

    The Purchasing agent will oversee the process of acquiring goods and services, by asking for proposals, consulting with suppliers and reviewing price quotations.

  • Kitchen Crew

    Food & Beverage
    Williams

    Join our Food and Beverage Team at the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel! Are you enthusiastic about crafting unforgettable dining experiences? At the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel, guests can find a full-service restaurant with a railroad atmosphere and a pub. We offer opportunities to share your passion for hospitality by greeting and serving guests. All aboard for a fun and exciting job!

    Responsibilities & Duties:

    • Performing various duties and responsibilities within the back of house (Expeditor, Dishwasher, and Entry Level Cook IV).
    • Removing leftover food from dishes bussed from tables before sending to the dishwasher
    • Stocking clean dishes, proper cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen, dishes, pots/pans, utensils, and glassware
    • Set up and maintain the buffets to standards and specifications by continually stocking and cleaning the buffets
    • Meeting all deadlines for setup and breakdown
  • Housekeeper

    Lodging
    Williams

    Our guests' unforgettable experience begins with you! After a day spent at the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel, guests look forward to a clean and comfortable place to rest up for their next adventure. As an integral part of the housekeeping team, you will work behind the scenes to ensure our guests are well cared for and happy.

    Join Xanterra's mission to provide legendary hospitality with a softer footprint by becoming part of a team caring for the comfort of our guests!

    Responsibilities:

    • Clean assigned guest accommodations to Company standards including making beds, cleaning bathrooms, dusting, amenities, removing dirty linens, cleaning outside guest rooms, in hallways and surrounding grounds.
    • Control all keys, master and guest room keys, and maintain security of guest rooms, both vacant and occupied.
    • Strictly follow standards in cleaning stay over rooms in dealing with guests’ property.
    • Follow standard procedures for discrepancies, chemical/cleaning agent usage, and lost and found procedures.

    Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of rooms and hotel layout on property
    • Ability to complete assigned tasks without close supervision
    • Previous experience in a housekeeping or custodial position
    • Ability to communicate with guests and supervisors
  • Retail Supervisor

    Retail
    Williams

    Help guests take home Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel memories! Are you enthusiastic about homemade fudge, specialty coffee, and creating legendary hospitality?

    We are looking for a Retail Supervisor for our Coffee and Fudge shop. This position is a full-time year-round position in Williams, AZ. The Coffee and Fudge Retail Supervisor provide efficient check-out service to Grand Canyon Railway Retail guests while maintaining superior guest service standards. Assist the Retail Manager in the operation of the retail store coffee and fudge shop and will help train staff to superior standards.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Ensure all assigned duties are completed in properly and in a timely manner for shift to include other team members' duties are being completed.
    • Assist store management in the training of new Coffee and Fudge Shop clerks.
    • Highly engaged with customers in counter and fudge sales.
    • Learn confectioner's secrets for creating homemade style fudge, specialty coffees and other treats from our own special recipes!
    • Processes shop inventory orders and maintain adequate product. Including month-end and service product inventory.

    Qualifications

    • Previous Retail Working Lead experience in a Xanterra Company unit preferred.
    • Have Managers Food Safety certification or have the ability to obtain through company training.
    • Previous Food & Beverage experience preferred.

    Verbal comprehension with an attention to detail to properly communicate and problem solve.

  • Server

    Food & Beverage
    Williams

    Join our Food and Beverage Team at the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel! Are you enthusiastic about crafting unforgettable dining experiences? At the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel, guests can find a full-service restaurant with a railroad atmosphere and a pub. We offer opportunities to share your passion for hospitality by greeting and serving guests. All aboard for a fun and exciting job!

    Responsibilities & Duties:

    • Providing expedient, courteous cocktail and food service to lounge or bar guests at Spenser's Pub
    • Ensure the guests are courteously greeted, orders placed properly and expediently served
    • Knowledge of products to upsell
    • Enforce liquor laws regarding the serving of alcoholic beverages
    • Use of POS and money handling
    • Complete opening and closing shift side duties.
    • Assist bartender in garnishing drinks as necessary.
  • Groundskeeper

    Maintenance & Engineering
    Williams

    Join the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel team! The Groundskeeper is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of The Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel grounds while maintaining a positive attitude and professional appearance. This is a full-time year-round position with lots of growth opportunities.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Maintain and operate all hand and power tools including lawn mowers, edgers, trimmers etc.
    • Maintain and operate automatic sprinkler system
    • Maintain and care for vegetation including disease identification, fertilization, trimming, pruning, transplanting, planting and the like.
    • Maintain fire defensive perimeter
    • Snow removal
    • Trim trees, shrubs and other vegetation
    • Perform preventive maintenance
       

    Qualifications

    • Must be at least 18 years of age to operate equipment.
    • A valid Arizona Driver’s License
    • Previous experience in turf and shrub care or landscape maintenance preferred
    • Knowledge of lawn care equipment including use and maintenance preferred
  • Cashier

    Food & Beverage
    Williams

    Join our Food and the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel! Are you enthusiastic about crafting unforgettable dining experiences? At the Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel, guests can find a full-service restaurant with a railroad atmosphere and a pub. We offer opportunities to share your passion for hospitality by greeting and serving guests. All aboard for a fun and exciting job!

    The Cashier greets and acknowledges the guest coming and going, interacts with guests and employees in a professional manner; is knowledgeable of buffet, wine/beer menu items, displays and practices being a team player. Adheres to cash handling practices and policies.

  • HVAC Tech - Train

    Railway Operations
    Williams

    The Grand Canyon Railway & Hotel is looking for an HVAC Tech who performs testing, troubleshoots problems, and makes repairs to HVAC/R systems and related electrical circuits. This position is in Williams, AZ at our Train Locomotive Shop. A full-time year-round position offers many employee benefits and perks.

    Responsibilities:

    • Thorough knowledge of HVAC/R systems to troubleshoot and repair equipment and related electric circuits.
    • Monitor HVAC systems and electrical circuitry.
    • Observe functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards, need for adjustments, relocation or replacements.
    • Able to hook gauges to HVAC/R equipment.
    • Perform brazing/soldering repairs to HVAC/R equipment
    • Install new HVAC/R systems including brazing pipes, and electrical circuits.
    • Rebuild defective compressors and related components.
    • Operate a variety of measuring and testing equipment to perform work.
    • Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to redesign HVAC/R systems when necessary.
    • Maintain electronic and pneumatic testing equipment.

    Qualifications:

    • Certificate or degree in HVAC/R systems or knowledge of HVAC/R concepts acquired through 3 to 5 years of related experience.
    • EPA universal certification is required.
    • Extensive knowledge of alternative freon retrofitting procedures.
    • Ability to work in inclement weather conditions and confined spaces.
    • Schematics knowledge. Up to read, understand and draw blueprints. Including piping and wiring diagrams.
    • Must possess a valid/clear Arizona Driver’s License

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